Clemson soccer coach Dabo Swinney was blasted over feedback he made in a February radio interview weeks after the Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide within the nationwide championship.
Swinney, who’s from Pelham, Alabama, was requested whether or not there have been partitions round his residence state stopping him from getting in due to his success at Clemson. Swinney served as an assistant coach with Alabama from 1993 to 2000 earlier than becoming a member of the Tigers as a large receivers coach in 2003.
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Swinney apparently responded to the query in a joking matter.
“I think it was all fun and games early on. It was, ‘Aww isn’t that sweet’ and all that stuff. I don’t know about walls, but I am kinda like Usama bin Dabo,” Swinney stated. “I must navigate my method by the caves and again channels to make my method by Alabama as of late. They aren’t as glad to see me. But it surely’s all good. It’s an excellent downside.
The interview on Sirius XM resurfaced Monday and was first delivered to gentle by Tiger Internet – a Clemson Tigers-centric web site that covers soccer, basketball and baseball.
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Swinney was criticized for the feedback.
ESPN school soccer analyst Paul Finebaum tweeted: “That is an unacceptable comparability by Dabo and distasteful to the recollections of the numerous lives misplaced and impacted by 9/11.”
Different’s echoed Finebaum’s sentiments.
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Swinney nor Clemson officers have commented on the interview.